Nominations for 2013 are now open.
Entering the Awards is FREE. How to enter:
The core part of the submission is the entry form. Within the entry form is a strict word limit (500 words) to present a case for winning the award. Please read the entry form and the entry criteria carefully. There is no limit to the number of categories that may be entered, but each entry must be submitted on a completed nomination form online (click here to nominate).
Entries should contain specific commercial data and screen grabs/URLs and passwords where applicable and should be endorsed by the company's chief executive. Each submission should contain a high resolution print quality (300dpi jpeg) head and shoulders photograph of the nominee(s).
All entries must be received before midnight on 24th September 2013.
The PEA Awards Categories
Guidelines for entries:
Irrespective of which category you choose to enter, the following details may be relevant: we want to know about the objectives of the project, what it involved, how much was spent and where the funding came from, why you did it and what the results were. If quantifiable, tell us what the project achieved in terms of sustainable development, economy and the environment. Who and what benefited?
Point out any innovative aspects - and whether you consider other organisations/communities could benefit from implementing your methods? You might want to mention what you learnt from the project and how you intend to move forward, indicating whether any further developments are in the pipeline. Please also give details of any relevant accreditation.
For every nomination received we will plant a tree in India with our charity partner Project Green Hands.
The organisers, King Lion Media take responsibility for the secure storage of all submissions, collating entries, supervising the evaluation process, at the judging panel’s plenary sessions(s) and communicating information about short-listed finalists.
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Overall PEA Champion Award
This will be the individual or team who, in the opinion of the judging panel, has come top overall. The nominee may have been short listed in more than one category or gained a particularly high score in a single category.
Arts, Fashion & Music
This award honours individuals who have used any form of the arts to raise awareness on environmental issues. It is also for those that have adopted sustainable or ethical practices in producing their art.
Best Earth Saving Idea (for organic/chemical-free initiatives)
We live in a world where pesticides destroy ecosystems, rivers and seas are awash with toxic chemicals and landfills are piled high with non-biodegradable waste. This award honours those whose products and initiatives are putting the health of the planet first.
Best Energy Saving Idea
This category rewards the individual who has come up with the best carbon-saving idea, regardless of whether this idea has already been put into practise or is still in the pipeline.
Best Environmental Film/Documentary of the Year
Whether it tackles serious environmental issues, showcases emerging talent or takes a creative approach to sustainable filmmaking, this category rewards the finest eco-focused documentary or film of the past year.
Business Person of the Year
This category rewards the steps taken by individuals in the business world to deliver goods or services in sustainability-orientated way, demonstrating that financial profit can go hand in hand with respect for people and the planet.
Campaigner of the Year
This category rewards the campaigner who has made a serious impact in putting green issues on the national or international agenda.
Encompassing everything from allotment societies to clothes swapping events and lending schemes, this category recognises individuals who actively promote more sustainable activates in their communities.
Community Interest Company
This award recognises an individual or team from within a Community Interest Company for environmentally conscious activity in their sector.
Entrepreneur of the Year
This category honours an individual who has come up with the best new enterprise, venture or business idea that is based around greener thinking.
PEA-ple's Favourite Award
Hosted by www.mygreendirectory.info, this award invites you to vote for your favourite Green SME. The PEA-ples Favourite Award recognises the importance of individual recommendations and with this award you can make your vote count by putting forward your favourite green SME who delivers the best environmental practice and products.
Public Sector Award
This award is for an individual from a local or national public sector organisation whose work has helped advance more sustainable living.
This category rewards those who have promoted green travel in all its forms. Whether you’ve started a green travel business, or gone the extra mile to make your travels more sustainable, we want to hear from you.
The true paradigm shift in socially and environmentally responsible trade and living will be played out by the next two generations. There can therefore be few more important jobs today for parents, mentors and teachers than equipping children to enable and enjoy a universally more equitable life. This award is to recognise and celebrate individuals and organisations doing genuinely great work in this area.
Sustainability in Sport
An award to honour those in the sports world who have helped make their clubs more sustainable or have used their sporting skills to promote ethical practice.